A new contemporary art exhibit in New Orleans that's billed as the largest of its kind to ever be held in the U.S. seeks to help bring about the healing and rebirth of the vibrant city that was devastated by…
Political analysts examine how the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 is playing a role in the decision to alter the GOP convention as Hurricane Gustav threatens the Gulf Coast and how memories of the disaster could impact…
Residents of storm-wary New Orleans scrambled to flee the city Sunday as Hurricane Gustav barreled toward the Gulf Coast, and police and National Guard troops took to the streets to patrol the city's evacuated neighborhoods.
By PBS NewsHour
Almost exactly three years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, the city's residents and officials are preparing for the possible arrival of another strong storm.
Following is a transcript of President Bush's speech, as prepared for delivery, in New Orleans Wednesday on Gulf Coast recovery efforts three years after Hurricane Katrina and an audio link of the address.
As the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina draws near, President Bush visited New Orleans Wednesday, saying in a speech that he sees "signs of progress" in the still-recovering city. Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss reflects on the upcoming anniversary.
Dozens of Republican House members have announced they will not run for reelection in the coming year, marking a 50-year high. Kwame Holman reports on who's retiring and what it may mean for Congress and the next president.
A year after New Orleans School Superintendent Paul Vallas took the helm, educators in the city's public schools still tackle the challenges of keeping students enrolled and helping them meet required test scores. John Merrow wraps up a series of…
By PBS NewsHour
The companies that manufactured trailers for displaced New Orleans residents after Hurricane Katrina knew that the trailers contained unsafe levels of toxic formaldehyde, but failed to inform the public, congressional Democrats charged Wednesday.
Nearly three years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, the city is still coping with the toxic debris the storm left behind. Betty Ann Bowser reports from New Orleans on the ongoing controversy over the city's landfills.
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